# How do you use the quadratic formula to solve #x^2=5-x#?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 27, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, we need to get all the terms of the equations on one side of the equation

I added x to the left side

then I subtracted 5

now I will rearrange the equation to make it look similar to

So we want to use the quadratic formula to find what the roots of x are

the quadratic formula is

from the equation we will identify what

now we plug all this in to the formula

next we simplify

there will be two answers for x because of the